Business FYI

Leigh Anderson is the new executive director of the Goosefoot Community Fund in Langley on Whidbey Island.

Julie Elliott has been promoted to new accounts officer at Frontier Bank’s Evergreen Way office.

Shelley Brunelle, Brian Armstrong and Jan Thompson Whitson are new loan officers for Horizon Bank in Snohomish County. Brunell is in Marysville, Armstrong is in Lynnwood and Whitson is in Everett.

Pavan Behl is the new manager for India operations for SonoSite, a Bothell maker of hand-held ultrasound equipment.

Dr. Jonathan Said has joined the scientific advisory board of CombiMatrix Molecular Diagnostics, a subsidiary of Mukilteo’s CombiMatrix. He is a board-certified pathologist and a chief pathologist at the UCLA Medical Center.

New business

Diann Kincaid, who has been featured in magazines as a leading hair colorist and stylist, has opened the Edge Salon and Spa at 13000 Beverly Park Road, Suite H. She can be reached at 425-356-3343 or by e-mail at diann@exclusivesalon The business will offer hairstyling, spa services and Pilates exercise classes.


The Everett Clinic Vision Center, which offers eye exams and lens services from Drs. David Stonnell and Sara Wees, has moved one block north to 3802 Colby Ave. The phone number is 425-339-5435.


Pacific Crest Savings Bank of Lynnwood received a Davey Award from the International Academy of Visual Arts for its program to change its name from Phoenix Savings.

Business news

Employer internships for students at Edmonds Community College. The following fields are sought: allied health, computers, electronics and networks, computer information systems, construction, culinary arts, horticulture, international business, materials science, hospitality and tourism and visual communications. Call the college’s career center at 425-640-1256 for more information.

PCSI Design of Everett, recently tapped to work on the new Boeing 787, was recently certified by the Small Business Administration to participate in its Business Development Program. The designation aids the Hispanic-owned company in receiving government contracts for the next nine years.

La-De-Biz, a women’s networking group, will meet 11 a.m.-noon Dec. 15 at Merrill Gardens, 9802 48th Drive NE, Marysville. Call 425-231-5246 to register.

Good deeds

Washington State Employees Credit Union is collecting food or grocery gift cards for the Everett Food Bank at its branch at 404 128th St. SW.

Yong Chang, a Prudential Insurance agent, has been honored by his company for his volunteer work at the Korean Community Counseling Center. The company donated $250 to the organization on Chang’s behalf.

Snohomish County employees have raised more than $6,000 and collected 2,000 pounds of food for Volunteers of America. The money should allow the organization to buy $40,000 worth of food for its needy clients.

The Village Restaurant in Marysville expects to feed 300 people in need 2-6 p.m. Dec. 19. Owners Desiree and Curry Smythe have invited people from the Everett Gospel Mission and Housing Hope to enjoy a traditional holiday meal. Members of Marysville’s Lions Club, Kiwanis Club and First Assembly of God have all agreed to help serve and clean up.

Boeing employees have donated $40,000 to Snohomish seniors for commercial kitchen equipment at the new senior center. The donation will allow a weekday hot lunch program. The grant is subject to the group receiving matching funds by Feb. 28. To help, call Karen Charnell at 360-568-0934.

Send your Business FYI news and color photos to Mike Benbow, Business editor, The Herald, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206, by fax at 425-339-3435 or by e-mail at

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